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Cube tank

Welcome Paul to APC,

I do remember you from AB.
Thanks for checking out my DIY project. Now to the question of a true Amano cube tank.
The Amano style cube tank is not only trimless but also seamless in design. It's a one piece molded acrylic plastic cube with a open top.
The closes thing to that is a acrylic cube tank producted by www.glasscages.com which was design by my friend Shue also looking for a low cost cube tank.
They use 2 pieces to form the cube. The first piece is the bottom square and the 2nd piece heated to form the 4 sides w/ one seam corner. The 2 piece is bound to together by acrylic glue.
They do look a little homemade to me. I will post some picture of the 2 they made for my friend in a few days.

The small A-Life cube I have is 3 x thicker then a regular 10 gal tank. The thicker the glass the more quality it looks.
For this project talk to your local glass or plastic shop and see what they can do for you.

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Acrylic cube tank

Paul,

Here are the two cube tanks from glasscages. The small one is 8"x8"x7" and the larger one is 12"x12"x12". Each tank is made of two piece 3/16" thick acrylic so there is one seam on one of the 4 sides.
The only problem is acrylic scratch very easy.

In the picture they are both filled with water.


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Under enclosures it's listed under Acrylic cubes with no pictures.

Art, I'm working on getting the molded cube from Asia at a very low cost and I'm waiting for the sample to arrive.
 
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